LibQUAL prizes award ceremony

Library Newsletter 131 (February 2024)

The new issue of “Notes from the Library” is available at HKUST Library Newsletter | Issue No. 131 | February 2024 Collection Spotlight — Open Access Publishing Agreements Doubled! You may have heard of the term Transformative Agreements. TAs have grown in leaps and bounds for the past few years among research institutions worldwide,…

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Student commentary in the idea corner

Foggy Dai Hok!

I love bi-lingual puns! Today at the Idea Corner, I saw this witty commentary on yesterday’s weather. This is a play on the Cantonese name for HKUST: 香港科技大學 香[heung1]港[gong2]科[fo1]技[gei6]大[daai6]學[hok6] 科[fo1]技[gei6] =  sounds like Foggy It made me chuckle. Today, it’s still a bit foggy, but beautiful. Let’s embrace the name 🙂        …

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Winter Solstice & Saturnalia

Winter solstice is the time of year when the pole is tilted furthest away from the sun.  In the northern hemisphere (where Hong Kong is located) our winter solstice is in December.  In 2023, it will be Friday, December 22nd.  In many cultures this time of year, with the shortest days and longest nights, are…

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student poster presentations in the Library

Join the Celebrations: Student Poster Presentations at Our Library

From 29 November to 1 December, we had the privilege of hosting three exceptional student poster presentation sessions for CENG 1600 Biotechnology and Its Business Opportunities and CHEM 4689 Capstone Project. These sessions were a testament to the remarkable collaborative efforts between our esteemed faculty and dedicated librarians, whose fruitful partnerships have flourished since 2018…

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